TO THE LAST ROUND: THE SOUTH NOTTS HUSSARS 1939-1942.

Hart, Peter.


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Barnsley, 1st ed., 1996. 223 pp., numerous photo-ills. D.j., 24 x 17cm. FINE. The South Notts Hussars faced almost complete destruction in the Western Desert at the hands of the German army. This book tells the story of the SNH from the Regiment's mobilisation in Nottingham in September 1939 to its near annihilation in June 1942. The immense power of the narrative is provided by the very words of the survivors, some of whom had escaped the carnage of Knightsbridge and others who, having been captured, had spent three years as POWs in North Africa, Italy and Germany. A detailed portrayal of life in an artillery regiment in World War II.


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